The New Haberdasher Ltd. in Green Bay

Haberdhasher Ltd front of store-FEATURED

Karen Alberg Grossman: In an ultimate show of customer loyalty, Daniel Wickman bought his favorite men’s apparel store when he learned owner Steve Van Vuren had plans to retire.

Robert Vance Reopens in Deerfield, Ill.

Jack Shniderman, center, and his staff

Robert Vance has re-opened its doors in Deerfield Square, an upscale shopping center about 25 miles north of Chicago.

Reinvention after 40 Years

Jack Shniderman and Phil Borntrager

Karen Alberg Grossman: Jack Shniderman works to reinvent Robert Vance, his 40-year-old Chicago-area men’s store. Among his first moves: hiring Phil Borntrager.

Midwest style

Akira

Elise Diamantini visits Chicago retailers, including Akira, Sir & Madame and Haberdash.

Bracing for change

LBM 1911

Jillian LaRochelle: Good news in tailored clothing: retailers at both ends of the spectrum have proclaimed comebacks in the category.